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Random musings on my kid growing up.

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in missing the infant stage, my baby is growing up, toddler is growing up | 0 comments

Before I became pregnant with Ryan, when I thought about having kids, I sort of fast-forwarded the years in my mind. I didn’t think much about the infant stage. I went straight for the toddler/young kid stage. You know, family dinners and climbing monkey bars at neighborhood parks and shoveling sand into pails on beaches and anticipating visits from...

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Who is this kid and where is my baby?

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in babies grow up, from baby to toddler, my baby is growing up, they grow up so fast | 6 comments

In my mind, Ryan is about 4-5 months old. Maaaaybe six months, at the most. When I think about picking him up from daycare, I think of him lounging in a bouncy seat. I certainly don’t think about him cruising across the room or pulling himself up to a standing position (YES, HE DID THAT THIS WEEK, HOLY CRAP.) I think about him drinking from bottles,...

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